Support Worker

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Reference number: 45232

Title: Support Worker

Location: Deeping St James

Salary: £9.22 per hour

Hours: 28 hours per week

Closing date: Monday 10 May 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Are you looking for a rewarding job where you go home knowing that you have made a real impact on someone’s life?

Sense has a great opportunity to join our team as a Support Worker based in Deeping St James. This is a permanent position working 28 hours per week. 

We are located in Deeping St James with the town of Market Deeping only 5 minutes away and Peterborough city centre only 20 minutes away.

About the role…

• To support individuals with complex needs including physical disabilities and challenging behaviour within our home.

• You will support individuals and encourage them to make choices, to express themselves and to develop independent living and life skills 

• Everything we do is centred around the people we support and what they want to do this could include supporting people on trips to locations such as swimming pools, parks, shopping centres and many more activities

In return for your hard work you will receive…

• £9.22 per hour
• Bespoke, rewarding career pathways
• The opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in a supportive and flexible environment
• Group Personal Pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• Enhanced disclosure cost covered

About you…


•  Have a commitment to supporting individuals with complex needs. An awareness of multi-sensory and complex needs would be beneficial but not essential. 
• Able to demonstrate that you possess the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives. To find out more information about our values please visit
• Flexibility, as working times do vary and may include weekends and evenings, we will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly

To apply…

Please use the link below to complete your application. 

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact the Sense Recruitment Team via 

To avoid disappointment we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we will be speaking to candidates throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close posts at anytime. 

Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a candidate who is disabled and require a hard copy pack or a different format, please contact the recruitment team on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.

No agency submissions, any submissions without prior authorisation from Sense will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

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